Westside Art Walk

The heat is on! Come inside and enjoy some art during Saturday’s Westside Art Walk.

SCHEDULE OF SPECIAL EVENTS

FINAL CALL FOR ART SUPPLY DONATIONS! >>>
The Creatives Project Art Supply Drive
We’ve been collecting art supplies all summer long – this is our Last Call! Drop off new and used art supplies to benefit young artists in need at any of the Westside Arts District participating galleries. Just look for the red bins! This year the focus is on 2D art work – so we’re collecting items for drawing, painting, printmaking photography as well as miscellaneous items such as glue, glue sticks, scissors, rulers, matt boards, tape, etc. You get the idea!

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
*Event 11 a.m.-12 p.m.*
535 Means Street NW
(404) 688-1970
Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Members Free, General admission $5, Students $3, Seniors $3, Kids Free
*Event: Creative Lives & Careers: Criticism
Artistic Director Stuart Horodner leads a workshop for aspiring art critics using the current exhibitions at ACAC and Westside galleries as subjects.

On view: Inside & Out: Melvin Edwards and Peter Saul, and Material Deposits
These two exhibitions explore the physical world in various real and represented ways. Minerals, food, found objects, tools, and pop culture are manipulated by emerging and acclaimed exhibiting artists.

{ Poem88 }
*1 p.m. Art books, Art Criticism and a New Reading Group*
1100 Howell Mill Road Suite A03
(404) 735-1000
White Provisions District (behind Perrine’s and Garden)
Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Open 12-6 p.m.
Robin Bernat, owner/curator at {Poem88} will speak about some of the special books in {Poem88}’s inventory and discuss plans for a new reading group in conjunction with Art Papers magazine that will begin in September 2011. Paul Boshears of Art Papers will co-facillitate the group; topics can be determined by group interest.

Sandler Hudson Gallery
*2 p.m. Artist Yanique Norman present*
1009-A Marietta St. NW
404-817-3300
Open Tuesday-Friday 10-5, Saturday 12-5.
The show continues until September 3, 2011. Sandler Hudson is pleased to present Yanique Norman in a solo show. Norman’s new body of work, “Middle Passages Redux,” will feature graphite drawings that introduce the experimental use of collage and gouache. This new body of work grew out of the artist’s search for understanding how to visually capture the emotional and psychological.

Find additional galleries and complete details about the monthly third Saturday event the Westside Arts District site.

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